National Association of Professional Women Inducts Dr. Laquinas Hooked, D.D.S. of General Dentist, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Dr. Laquinas Hooker selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession.

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My mission is to practice with compassion and integrity while maintaining the highest standard of quality dental care that patients deserve.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Laquanis Hooker as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in dentistry. NAPW is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating local chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Laquanis into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her service to our country is inspiring and invaluable.”

A nine-year veteran of the United States Air Force, Dr. Hooker has served as a Military Dentist, providing dental care to servicemen and women in the US as well as overseas in Okinawa, Japan. This experience has given her the unique opportunity to practice dentistry in both traditional and non-traditional clinical settings. Dr. Hooker is highly skilled in all aspects of dentistry, including TMD evaluation, periodontal therapy, cosmetics, sedation, oral surgery (including surgical wisdom teeth extractions), removable and fixed prosthetics, mouth guards, teeth bleaching, endodontics, oral pathology and enamel microabrasion.

Over the last two years, Dr. Hooker served as Advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) and Program Policy at TRICARE – Defense Health Agency, which was established by the Department of Defense to manage the activities of the Military Health System. Currently transitioning from military life, Dr. Hooker is excited to embark on the next phase of her career, working with patients and exploring the many facets of dentistry.

“My mission is to practice with compassion and integrity while maintaining the highest standard of quality dental care that patients deserve,” says Dr. Hooker, General Dentist.

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NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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